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Date: May 02, 2012

Time: 7:00 PM

City: New York, New York

Venue: The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Presenter: PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature


The Kronos Quartet: Exit Strategies

Performed by the Kronos Quartet
With speakers Rula Jebreal, Marjane Satrapi, and Tony Kushner

Rula Jebreal, speaker

Ramallah Underground (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Tashweesh *
Terry Riley (live remix by Kronos) / Riley Modular Activist Remix of The Gift
from Salome Dances for Peace [Excerpt] *
Ram Narayan (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Raga Mishra Bhairavi: Alap [Excerpt] +
Traditional (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Wa Habibi (Beloved) +
István Márta / Doom. A Sigh (Excerpt) *

Marjane Satrapi, speaker

Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Smyrneiko Minore +
Midhat Assem (arr. Osvaldo Golijov) / Ya Habibi Ta’ala (My Love, Come Quickly) +
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Lullaby +

Laurie Anderson (arr. Jacob Garchik)
/ Flow +

Tony Kushner, speaker

Vladimir Martynov / Schubert-Quintet (Unfinished) [Excerpt] *

Scott Johnson / It Raged from How It Happens (The Voice of I.F. Stone) *
Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) +
Terry Riley / One Earth, One People, One Love from Sun Rings [Excerpt] *

Discussion with Rula Jebreal, Marjane Satrapi, and Tony Kushner

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh / Mugam Sayagi [Excerpt] *
Valentin Silvestrov / String Quartet No. 3: II. Pastorale *
Aleksandra Vrebalov / spell no. 4, for a changing world *

Hamza El Din (realized by Tohru Ueda) / Escalay (Water Wheel) [Excerpt] *

Updated:  05/03/2012  –  * Written for Kronos /  + Arranged for Kronos / /


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